By Wesley Evans
BUENA VISTA, Va. –The Southern Virginia University women's tennis team toppled visiting NAIA member Bluefield College with a 7-2 victory Thursday afternoon.
The Knights dominated doubles competition taking all three matches. Katelynn Tlustek and Kirsten Laurence edged out the Rams' Casey Germain and Rebecca Havens by a close score of 8-6 in the No. 1 doubles.
In singles competition, Laurence and Morrison both dropped their matches at the No. 1 and 2 spot, but the rest of the Knights picked up victories as Roberts, Tlustek, Evans and Stollenwerk all won in straight sets.
The Knights improve to 4-9 on the season, while Bluefield drops to 2-9.
Women's tennis will look to continue in its winning ways as it hosts fellow Capital Athletic Conference member St. Mary's College of Maryland this Saturday. Start time is scheduled for 1 pm.
Southern Virginia University 7, Bluefield College 2
1. Casey Germain (BLUE) def. Kirsten Laurence (SVUW) 6-0, 6-0
2. Rebecca Havens (BLUE) def. Lauren Morrison (SVUW) 6-0, 6-4
3. Micah Roberts (SVUW) def. Sierra Queen (BLUE) 6-3, 6-2
4. Katelynn Tlustek (SVUW) def. Alison Morgan (BLUE) 6-1, 6-4
5. Anna Evans (SVUW) def. Kayln Dolan (BLUE) 6-0, 6-2
6. Kari Stollenwerk (SVUW) def. Caitlin Allen (BLUE) 6-0, 6-0
1. Katelynn Tlustek/Kirsten Laurence (SVUW) def. Casey Germain/Rebecca Havens (BLUE) 8-6
2. Micah Roberts/Lauren Morrison (SVUW) def. Sierra Queen/Alison Morgan (BLUE) 8-0
3. Anna Evans/Kari Stollenwerk (SVUW) def. Caitlin Allen/Kayln Dolan (BLUE) 8-0